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out of brooklyn and move to california, where the sunshine was constant, where everybody was pretty and good looking and... uh... i left the day i graduated high school. ♪ ♪ if you're in doubt about angels being real ♪ my image of california was a movie image of california. there were beaches and surf, everybody was rich, big houses, big cars. i was sleeping on a couch in my brother's apartment, and one day this guy walked over to me and said, "would you like to be in a movie?" and i said, "yeah!" and i was an extra in "explosive generation." i actually haven't seen it since it came out, but i know that i'm in there somewhere. wait till i tell larry, i bet it's him she's talking about. hey, maybe it's me! oh, sure it's you! geffen: i didn't really have an idea of what hollywood really was. it was just the place where they made movies, and, you know, i was a child of the movies. there were two theaters in my neighborhood in brooklyn, had a double feature change every week and i went to both of them. that was my favorite time of every week. ethel merman: ♪ there's no business
the mission square with about 20 california redwood trees and a very beautiful grove and this is all designed with the peter walker and partners and in among the trees is a fanicular accessible to the park itself. i would say that one of the key under lays of the work that we are doing here has to do with security. we are going to have over the process of the coming design, several ongoing discussions with the tj pa, it is very important that security be managed jointly between the tower and the center. we are beginning to have the concepts for the security in the square and the lower parts of the center, so to say that is an important part of our agenda. this is looking at your standing across the street at first and mission looking back to 101 first street. although it might be hard to see on this slide, the lower five floors of the building actually have a slightly heavier metal detail, slightly deeper metal sun shades, i will go into that in some detail in a few minutes. this is an interesting notion that has come out of our work with city planning that actually creates a kind of base for
and the state of california, and brings a unique perspective. and his young gentleman, lee burnett is a great resource because of his connections with the universities and so on. there is another seat that will be opening up; i'm sure the committee is aware of it, it is not open now. because of his resignation. some of the other qualified candidates will have opportunity in the future. >> supervisor kim: thank you for being here again. >> my name is dottie -- i am in the seven cisco affairs commission, also work in the oakland center. i have nothing else to say because they took out all of the words from my mouth. michael -- and lee burnett, would be perfect additions to the commission. >> supervisor kim: thank you commissioner. >> thank you. my name is john -- and member of the veterans affairs commission. i was appointed in january, 2007, by the board of supervisors and endeavor to honor that appointment and attended every single meeting of the veterans affairs commission. i appreciate - one of the reasons i wanted to come before you - was to thank you. in the last two years we have seen
bienvenidos al tiempo espero que tengan una buena noche para california hay 63 grados de temperatura máxima mejoraron las condiciones para san francisco 63 grados comenzamos con 40 grados poca brisa para la noche también con calma en san francisco y gran parte de la bahái el viernes y sábado suben las temperaturas zona frontal con ondulación para el área así que el tiempo continúa con variacion para viernes y sábado y el domingo el lunes desciende la temperatura 40 grados para el inetrior 39 grados para la bahía 68 grados este es el pronóstico para los próximos días siga con nosotros >> este segmento es auspiciado por: cc1: ♪. >> una investigación dice que el medicamento solfidem provoca caidas los investigadores dicen que las personas que lo tomarons e caen y con día de acción de gracias aparecen mitos como el pavo hace dormir lo cierto es quetiene sedantes pero como muchas comidas así que es mito y tomar más alcohol no le saca la cruda y pasmaos con un adelnateo. >> tenemos la última información sobre macho camacho también la decisión de la familia y también te
and your group to leave. >> california law gives us the right to talk to customers in front of stores. so... >> if you don't leave, we will get the police involved. >> reporter: but protesters say they have no intention of leaving until wal-mart listens to their pleas for respect and better working conditions. more walkouts are planned at stores tomorrow, though protesters worry their numbers could be hurt by workers too afraid to strike. in oakland, christin ayers, cbs 5. >>> since opening two weeks ago, it's been a nightmare getting to the new high-end outlet stores in livermore and it could be even worse this weekend. this is a life look at the paragon outlet malls. you see shoppers flooding into the mall right now, about to get very busy, even busier than this. the stores opened for black friday shopping just over an hour ago, and there is already a long line of traffic getting to the shopping center. take a look at this. here's a look at the intersection of 580 and 680 in dublin, a heavy stream of traffic in both directions. as you can imagine, most of these drivers racing to those
. >> this is private property. again, we're asking you and your group to leave. >> okay, california law gives us the right to talk to customers and handle them in front of the store. >> all right, if you don't leave, we will get the police involved on that. >> reporter: but they have no intention of leaving until wal- mart listens to their pleas for respect and better conditions. more are planned for tomorrow, though protesters worry their numbers could be hurt by workers who are too afraid to strike. to oakland, cbs 5. >>> since opening two weeks ago, it's been a nightmare getting into the new high-end outlet stores and it could be even worse this weekend. this is a live look at the outlet mall and the stores open for black friday shopping a few minutes ago, but we are told that traffic on 580 is already a mess. two hours from midnight. >>> with black friday spilling over into thanksgiving day, the crowds are out even earlier to push and shove their way into the early holiday bargains. they will be keeping the bargain hunters safe, huh? >> reporter: yes, one of the busiest target stores in the
of baseball, san francisco california. i think people forgot this team won 94 games in the regular season in a division that is probably as under rated as any division in sports. beat two excellent teams to win the national league and go on to detroit and unfortunately with detroit with all due respect they didn't know what they were in for. [cheers and applause] you fans, this city, this organization, this team wants all of us, or tries to make all of us better men, better people, better husbands, better friends. larry alluded to it the life lessons watching these guys perform everyday and we have a phrase for it "feeding the beast". this game is a rugged game and like life you need to put a lot into it and they became teammates and competed like nobody has seen. i am humbled to be part of this. i am so happy for all our family and friends and this is why we do this, and you folks will be etched in time and in history as one of the greatest teams not only in san francisco history but in baseball. [cheers and applause] . you earned it and you couldn't have done it without a hall of fa
. there are a few things to understand, that our graduation policy is aligned with the university of california requirements. and they require that students pass all courses with "c" or better. our requirements are that they pass with "d" or better. along with a-g, we are required for graduation requirements such as p.e. and our own requirements of college and career and health courses. when you look at students in high school you don't progress with age but by credits. no matter your age, you have to obtain credits. you don't become a 10th grader until you have 55 credits. and you don't graduate until you obtain 230. you can have credits but if they are not in a class with graduation requirements. you still won't graduate. if if you are missing what we call benchmark classes. core classes that are required for graduation. such as four years of english and two of math and sciences, etc., you will not graduate. so that context is important in terms of looking at our students and where they are towards graduation. our first group of students are students on track. they are a current group of juni
the four corners region from arizona, new mexico, colorado and california meet down to the chijuajua area of new mexico. there was one excavation along the way i remember out in the desert nears winslow, arizona. the desert out there is just a still life with a few landmarks on the horizon and this empty hole, the little colorado river desert, the painted desert, and we were working on a 500-room pueblo dating back to about 1400 ad. i just remember the wind just hailing down on us for days and you would be working down with trowels inside of a trench and if you stop for too long, the sand would start to fill up your hole again because it was blowing so much and everybody was turned away from the wind. so it looked like some kind of religious thing was going on here, all these people bowed to the ground for days and days tinkering with some unimaginable smallness in front of them while the wind just pushed harder and harder, sand blasting across you, filling up all the rooms that you just emptied out as if the desert is rolling back over itself. because even where trails are left, trails d
's it a big treat for me to fly all the way from california to it be here for this kind of money. [ laughter ]mo >> all right. yo au guys are right again. two for two. >> i don't know what to say. callum didn't know the topic and she has got the first two right. too easy. be here is a tough one. after all these years, i love lucy is still one of the best sitcoms of all time. >> you are doing splendidly. speed it up. [ laughter ] >> i love lucy broke all sorts of barriers in tv. in 1952, lucille ball butted heads with studio censors who told her a specific word coulded not be used on her program. what word was that? a the answer is pregnant. that is correct. pregnant with little ricki. >> little ricki. >> little ricki was called little ricki. >> good thing i don't know what the topic is more often. >> you are doing pretty well. it's a tie so it's a cliff hanger. >> she does a news show so this is kind of news to her. >> fun nest people continues doocy pretty much destroying the whole concept. w.c. fields everyone. it is big. using a hard drinking wise guy persona. >> i would like to take this
a rainy early friday, black friday shopping morning for people in the northwest. no problems in california. thatd oregon we'll watch the steady right rain through much of the daylight hours. >>> take a look at your weekend forecast coming right up. >>> sounds good. thanks, bill. an incredible sight. 150 cars and trucks mangled over a two-mile stretch. >>> plus a seat even new york jets fans might find amazing. gang green gives up an astounding amount of points in just 12:14. >>> welcome back. some stories making news this morning. there was a deadly thanksgiving traffic pileup in the fog in east texas. first responders pulled injured survivors out of vehicles in the chain reaction accident that stretched over two miles. nbc's diana alvear has more. >> reporter: once the fog lifted on interstate 10 in texas, the devastation was clear. >> we just heard car after car boom, boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: more than 100 vehicles, some piled on top of one another, mangled, twisted metal. first responders arrived to chaos. >> you've got a lot of people that were traveling for thanksgiving today. y
to the commonwealth club of california radio program. our guest, wired editor and author chris anderson is discussing a new vision for entrepreneurship that brings manufacturing to the desktop. i thought we would switchgears. one thing i like about your book is it is not just a business phenomenon but a personal aspect to it, you share your story of making things with your daughter's, maybe you could share a little about that. >> after i got into this, i am going to need -- i have a tiny desk and started to pile really high and my wife was getting annoyed, a workshop. it is time. so we built one and it is like oh wait, this is coming back to me. i remember when i was a kid i spent my summers and los angeles with my grandfather and this is 30 years earlier and i hadn't -- i had forgotten about it. it all flashed back to me and i realized it had been in my blood all along, my grandfather was a swiss immigrant and los angeles in the 1920s working in hollywood in the mechanical business. was all gears but at home he was an inventor. he did exactly what a swiss engineer who is a watchmaker would invent in
. is that decorative, like mondo? >> not exactly. it is a california native. if you have been past alta project, you will see it on the steep slopes fronting steiner and clay streets. it tufts and mounds. by the description design not to mow. it does have somewhat of a water quotient but lower than regular turf. of course it is more maintenance-free. we don't have to do the mowing. we propose to put it on the non-usable areas, like at alta plaza we have steep slopes that are difficult to mow and are not really usable for park users because of the grade. you can also see it at cavello park. >> the puc is using it at sunset reservoir and the medians. i think a little at jefferson. >> there is some along the eddy of the jefferson street project. >> it looks like green uncut hair. >> but beautiful hair, wouldn't you say? >> denny, what part -- >> chia pet. >> what part of cavallo point. on the playground? >> the playground they actually mow but in between murray circle and the main office, then interspersed between some of the -- the hillsides area, there is no mow. >> in other words, we can't use it on
will start at amtrak train station in fullerton in southern california and would end up in downtown las vegas. the ceo of the venture has struck an agreement with union pacific to run the train on its lines. the hope is the first train will hit the tracks on new year's eve 2013. tickets for the adults only train would cost $99 each way. >>> medically clear, but not starting. the quarterback controversy continues. alex smith has been cleared after concussion testing. according to a team source, the plan is to start colin kaepernick on sunday against the new orleans saints. earlier this week, there were reports that head coach jim harbaugh that kaepernick would get the nod on sunday. yesterday, the team insisted that no such decision had been made. they would make the call if and when smith was cleared by a doctor. we shall see. >>> a pair of bay area teens will get invites to a bowl game this season. san jose state is on track for the first bowl appearance since 2006. they could have a pick both according to the college hotline. they could end up from the hawaii bowl to the military bowl in d.
settlement to take place in 1861. .. because california as you know is already a state. the question is critical because they tend to deal with of the slavery and southern power indonesian. some have demanded what they saw as the constitutional rights of american citizens to take their property in quoting the slave property into the territories owned by the entire nation. in 1857 in the infamous dr. scott decision, the united states supreme court affirmed the southern constitutional chief. republicans in contrast said never if. fifth republicans would allow in any territory. abraham lincoln was elected in november of 1860. a month later in the united states congress can intercession. members of congress put forth various compromise proposals. a critical portion of all dealt with the division of territory. most often there was a proposal to extend a dividing line west of the beyond louisiana purchase all the way to the border of california. now, after this process i'm going to get to my main topic why lincoln rejected the compromise which meant the territories. but their must be one t
already have a 18 cents tax and most states have a gas tax in california 64.8 cents per gallon and you don't see the economy suffering, and the consumers and seen 1.50 jump in gas prices. what this would probably do, we don't have it on paper is pay for things like road repairs and necessary things like that. why is it good? it encourages innovation, car pooling, people to kind of watch, and conserve frankly we have to think about the national security issues and conservation. >> nan: kevin, i know you don't agree with this one. >> no, i can't believe that a gas tax could be the answer to the fiscal cliff or anything else, more taxes not the answer here, and the stronger economy, but this is really a tax on the middle class, and people who drive our trucks and our car and deliver our food and everything else, this is going to tax them directly and already, as pointed out in california, over 65 cents a gallon at the tank for federal and state tax and new jersey the highest in the country and some of the states would be crushed, people cannot afford more, taxes from every direction, 55% esta
of california, irvine. a program called the institute of aging to 2007, i am proud to serve on that board. from catholic university in washington, who is started with the first song. there is no excuse for elder abuse. >> i am very happy to be here to talk to you all a little bit about elder abuse. there is about 5 million people. ♪ a little louder. you want me to rap? ♪ i need some help. my brain elasticity is not too god. i -- good. i need your help. turn to page 21. yo, yo, yo. maybe you want to stand up a little bit, get the blood running. 21 little -- ok. listen up. join me if you can. ♪ i want to stay connected there's a big world out ther e email through the air i may be over 60, but i love mp3's face time me ♪ here we go. one, two -- ♪ is urf the -- i surf the net for free my favorite cafe is the library i write to all my homies they know the adresdressee i'm great with advocacy ♪ we have to use the internet for advocacy and democracy. we have to be savvy cyber users. ♪ an e-mail from nigeria says i won $1 million a check will come, made out just for me ♪ ♪ what do i
were not always where we are. we did not start out this way. we came to california, no car, i did not know how to drive, but we set out to make a life. we started out on my salary. bernard's mother and father, his mother to not have to work. in his mind, even though i worked, we lived on one salary. that is what we did. we made a life. i want people to understand that we have done this, but we are just regular, ordinary people. >> and frugal. >> very frugal. >> other than travel and art. >> our cars are 15 years old. tavis: i know where you travel, and the way you travel and the are you collect. >> what is it only that i can do in my time, they say. and i think what we have done here is all of this 45 years together with our son, as a dad, i got my son and my wife, and we work on this together. just the other day we closed a deal in terms of doing a big show next year. how're you going to do this? the imagery, when we go into a city and see a family, an african american family, it is powerful. it is powerful. tavis: i have known them for years and it is an honor to have them on th
to get to sin city from southern california. debatch ri at its best. a tense standoff at the gaza israel border ending with one person dead and several injured. this is just days after that truce was put into place. we have details on that and take a look at the oil markets. oil up more than 1% today, really following the stock market higher, but 88 bucks plus a barrel. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis sympto. but if you have arthritis, staying active cabe difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with ahritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benets with theisks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibuprofen, naproxe a
time. that's what happened as this band at the southern california judging association's band championships. you see them marching out, and then what happens? >> who planned this? like, they've got a huge band competition going on. cut off the automatic sprinkler system. >> the person who posted it says, why are they watering astroturf. >> should have gotten off the field as soon as they started this. >> a one way ticket to a rusty trombone. >> we knew it was coming. >> people are standing on top of the sprinkler thinks, if we stand out there long enough, they can go out, do their thing and everybody will be fun, and it does not work. >> come on, guys! >> after the water went off, they still went out and performed. ♪ >> maybe this was on purpose. maybe the home team did this to get in their heads a little bit. >> why isn't there a lot of slipping going on, because they came in second place, earning a score of 92.6. >> can't rain on their parade. >> they're good. force to be reckoned with! [ cheers and applause ] >> whew! >>> some new technology that might make friped food lo
know how to teach real- estate. we will have a job for you. he said -- we are moving to california. i cannot wait to start. he has been very successful. what he said to me after that almost brought me to tears. he said -- this is probably the worst thing that has ever happened to me but it may be the best thing that has ever happened to me. that spirit and willingness to look ahead. this is the situation i am in. i will not let it get me down. give me my pathetic limbs. turn me loose. i will show you what i can do. these kids not only have technical skills, they have been trying to say yes sir. they show up on time. they are disciplined. they have been strange to get the job done. -- trained to get the job done. it stars in the beginning. we teach them right face and left face. you learn the importance of teamwork. [laughter] it is also an efficient way to move a group of human beings around by marching them. they are introduced to a drill sergeant. the drill sergeant is the worst thing they could have ever imagined. he would send -- i am now your mother and your daddy. forget all of
: the annual rung of the holiday shoppers. already things are getting out of hand. mayhem in california when a kmart opened up at 6:00 a.m. >> push one of my kids, and i will stab one of you -- >> reporter: the scene stores want to avoid. last year, canadian police tased this wal-mart shopper, resisted arrest after cutting ahead of 20 in line. this fist fight at an h & m in culver city, california. the national retail federation expects, up to 147 million people to be shopping this entire holiday weekend. with the extra crowd out there, retailers around the country are hoping for this, nice, calm, orderly lines like the one at the apple store here on icon ic fifth avenue. police are leaving nothing to chance, knowing the lure of a holiday deal. >> they just forget about regular everyday courtesy and sometimes go nuts. >> reporter: the los angeles police department is putting hundreds of extra officers on foot, on horseback, and in the air, to monitor shopping crowds. in stores like best buy, preparing for days now, creating color-coded maps, moon moonmoongsere >> reporter: mall of america ha
, ross. >>> coming up, we've got a live report coming from best buy in california. the struggling electronics chain posting a significant decline in the third quarter. but there is good news. they have lines of people coming camping out at some locations since sunday. jane wells has been up all night hanging on out with some shoppers. i know this isn't too early for you. you're always up at this hour. >> no, i actually, you know, this is about the time i start wrapping it up for the day. i'm with noah and sabastian. what did you get? >> speed for speed most wanted. >> i got gummy bears and the and i would exact thing he did. >> you were here at 3:17 to buy video games and gummy bears. >> got to fulfill our need for speed. >> well, fortunately other people are spending a few more bucks. nobody needs black friday more than best buy to go well. we'll have part of their turnaround strategy when we come back. let's have some gummy bears. customer erin swenson bought from us online today. so, i'm happy. sales go up... i'm happy. it went out today... i'm happy. what if she's not home? (t
as well. >> the california highway patrol is out in force this thanksgiving holiday. there tracking down drunk drivers. kron 4 said charles clifford has details. >> they're door and a maximum enforcement. on thanksgiving day at the highway patrol released some numbers for the first day of what they call their maximum enforcement. . they stated that statewide a people have been killed in fatal collisions this year. chp also says that 262 people have been restive for driving under the influence. last year there were three fatalities and to much as 67 drivers were charged with dui eyes. in 2011 there were also no fatalities and 39 people were charged with driving under the influence. the maximum enforcement. continues through late sunday evening. >> a family and vallejo is looking for the driver who is responsible for killing their grandmother. she died after a hit and run accident. this was last friday when she was walking home from the store. the family states that a gold colored car hit her, what she was at the crosswalk. the family wonders if the person that hid her has any remorse and
of an inmate at the santa cruz county jail. >>> plus a $55 year holiday tradition in southern california is caught in a controversy. why the courts are getting involved. >>> also you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the morning top stories that developed while you were asleep sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call by texting the word wakeup to 70123. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 5:23. 50 inmates have been sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning. this happened wednesda
and gentleman, the senator from the state of california, the honorable dianne feinstein. >> mr. speaker, leader pelosi, mrs. bush, leader reed, leader mcconnell, secretary of state hillary clinton and my colleagues in government, this is a special day to honor a special person in a special place. for many years, i have followed the tragedies and victories of this uncommonly courageous and persistent woman. in 1988, she quickly rose to be the voice of democracy in burma, creating the national league for democracy. elections followed in 1990, where her party won 80% of the seats. that joy quickly turned to tragedy. the military junta nullified the election and arrested aung san suu kyi. she would spend the better part of two decades under house arrest, unable even to visit her dying has been -- husband. in 1996, i recall being approached to sponsor a burma sanctions bill. sanctions were only loosened in july of this year. senator mcconnell later became one of aung san suu kyi's chief advocates in the senate and we continued to work on behalf of the people in burma. in 2003, following an assassina
move to california? what were his parents late, her mother's parents late? >> okay, now we are getting into a tricky area. so her father was the son of irish immigrants and he had traveled around sn -- she had done a lot of different things. he would kind of talk to her about these adventures. he had been a minor. her mother was a first-generation german immigrant and hermit there had been very before. her mother came over as a child with an aunt, up staying and eventually married a man named ender. they moved up to, what decoded to recite it was? i think is north dakota. the debt to north dakota and he was killed in a flood up there. actually, i tried very hard to find permission about the flood that killed him. i called the archives. i spoke to the archivist and really could not find a tremendous amount of information about her mother's first test in. from that marriage, she did have two children. then she married will o'bryan and they moved to nevada. actually so the little towns in nevada and he was a minor. but she had lost one has been to miami in she did not want to lose another
. they support prop 30 in california to raise taxes on upper income californians and t raise the sales tax. why? because hispanics remain at the lower level of the economic planner, and they use government welfare programs at a very high rate. lou: i welcome this discussion, now being started by the republicans on reforming our immigration laws someone. but i hope that there is not a rush to judgment that somehow moves across this vast sea of facts and realities that have been avoided by both political parties. the american people really need to understand what is happening. the hispanic community needs and understand what is happening. the idea that you are broaching here that this country should be selecting those it brings into the united states based on their skills, talents, that is going to be a tough sell minette land bridges there down south. >> absolutely, and that is why amnesty is very risky because it means that stopping the flow of illegal aliens from that land bridge is going to be even more difficult. lou:f there is to be an amnesty, it will be the third in the last 26 years. it
of the nation will be dry as will the state of california. farther south you go, milder from tomorrow. sunny skies, highs from upper 60s to low 70s tomorrow, here is the accu-weather forecast. we'll have temperatures tapering off. interest is a chain thursday. we want to offer thanks to those of you sup poverty porting our food drive. so we want to acknowledge everyone giving 35 meals or the cash equivalent, $350. here are the last of the donors. we received another 227 meals from congregation beth israel. thank you to shell chemical. that brings our total to 6764 meals, we'll be asking you to help with the food drive taking donations on december 12th locations around the bay area go to abc 7 news.com/community to find out where. >> thank you. >> who gets start when 49ers takes the field. >>> rick is here with sports for us. >> and i think alex should be starting but what do i know? we'll find out on sunday. espn reporting he pass a concussion test. says no decision has been made. >> collin has been getting pretty similar to what he got last week. and it's how it gets divvied up. >>m?pxr dal
exhibition called relocation and resiliency, the japanese american internment in california. and both of those are up on the 6th floor and this is the last week, so if you haven't a chance to see these exhibits yet, we really encourage you to go on up and see them because they will be closing on sunday. we really want to thank community works for bringing the exhibit if they came for me today to the san francisco public library. and here to tell you a little bit more about community works is ruth morgan, so help me welcome ruth morgan. thank you. . >> thank you. i do hope that if you haven't seen the exhibit, you will go up to the skylight gallery and see it. the project actually involved over 225 young people who studied the japanese internment through the personal stories of 15 people who were interned or impacted by the internment. and the exhibition highlights the individual stories of each of the japanese americans who came into the classroom, as well as the rich student responses to these stories. the project really gave the students space to make very meaningful connections bet
with the southeast. really no problems whatsoever on the west coast. california looks good. up towards seattle, that's where we also have a storm moving in with rain, veronica. overall, just a big temperature shift for a lot of people out there. we knew it was coming. we've been a little spoiled. >> except for sunny l.a. 81 degrees. >> they're always that way, though. >> can't beat that. >>> this comes from wthr in indianapolis where in nearby fishers, indiana, one man is causing quite a flap in his neighborhood over his 50-set pigeons. they're not just any birds. they are certified racing pigeons which this bosnian native houses in his garage. the problem, the birds exercise routine, a daily flyover when they -- you know, do their business, which several neighbors say is causing a health hazard. neighborhood meetings are set to discuss the fate of these fowl. >>> it's time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. instead of shopping, many new yorkers will donate their time on black friday to helping out the victims of hurricane sandy. united way of n
carolina, louisiana and texas and california. >> we lost jobs. we lost 3.5 billion in economic impact. >> reporter: andrew meadows is with the trade group florida citrus mutual. >> take a look at your eight ounce glass of orange juice in the morning and imagine that not being there because that's how serious it is. >> reporter: pesticides kills the insect that carries the disease but there's no cure for trees infected with citrus greening. >> what is it like for you when you look at a tree that has this disease? >> well, first of all i think about planting that tree. a lot of them i planted. i think about how hard it's going to be to get a tree to that point. >> reporter: farmers and the u.s. department of agriculture are sending $69 million to develop of a cure but it could take years. that leaves him one option, try to grow new trees faster than his old trees are dying. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, lake wales, florida. >> we know babies like to kick and stretch. it turns out they yawn. a study of 40 ultrasounds found healthy fetuses yawn often in the early stages of pregnancy. resear
and your group to leave. >> no. >> california law gives us the right to talk to customers in front of stores. >> if you don't leave, we will get the police involved. >> organizers are calling for walmart to improve employee wages and working conditions. other walmarts targeted today include the richmond and fairfield stores as well as the story road location in east san jose. >>> time now 4:36. let's check weather with lawrence. are you still stuffed from yesterday? >> now, my suits are feeling funny. [ laughter ] >> wow! but it was good. it was worth it. going to have to work some of that off today. out the door lots of sunshine again today and some mild temperatures by the afternoon. high pressure now sliding in over us. occasionally we'll see a few high clouds and patchy fog in the valleys. otherwise looking good sailing in toward the afternoon. temperatures out the door, plan on doing a little shopping, a little chilly in spots down into the low 40s inland. 41 santa rosa, 44 san jose, 50 san francisco. by the afternoon, we have plenty of sunshine in the forecast. temperatures
quarter sales. let's go to jane at a best buy in california with a look at black friday traffic there. how is it shaping up? >> i cracked the code. don't come here at midnight. come here at 6:00 a.m. cindy, when did you first get here? >> midnight. >> what did you do? >> leave. >> why. >> because the lines were crazy. i saw your news truck and there was no way i was going to get in and get what i wanted. >> people were waiting two hours in line. sometimes more. how long did you wait in line? >> not at all. >> there's only 20 people. >> nothing. >> but what i wanted is gone. >> there you have it. thank you very much. if you look, it's not that busy right now. earlier it was crazy. estimated 1,000 people outside. and as best buy really struggles, management is trying to impress and inspire employees to make it worth it for customers to come in here especially those who have been camped out for days. >> we're excited to be here. this is our super bowl. >> this black friday will be a test of the renew blue strategy that best buy has. management is trying to remedy a reputation for poor custome
california environmental quality act review process. so, even though i'll move to continue that to the call of the chair, we still will hear public comment on that item. and my understanding is that item number 6, improved taxi service quarterly report, supervisor wiener's item, that is potentially going to be continued as well. >> for one week. >> for one week. and because items number 1 and 2 are sponsored by our president david chiu and he's tied up in a gao committee meeting right now, hopefully without objection, we can jump to item number 31st. so, without objection, mr. evans, please call item number 3. >> item number 3, [inaudible] ordinance amending the san francisco planning code by: 1, adding section 318 to put a cap on the number of efficiency dwelling units, as defined in the building code, that can be constructed with reduced square footage unless the units are group housing, affordable housing, or student housing; 2, amending section 135 (d) and adding section 135.4 to impose open space and common space requirements on efficiency dwelling units with reduced square footage; an
successful when the northern california labor councils were the first to actually oppose the vietnam war. with the rise of an organized movement in the gay community in the early 1970's, howard founded the bay area gay liberation inkn 1975, which was to advance lgbt rights here in san francisco. the organization's life was actions for lgbt rights and dramatically increased the san francisco. during that period he formed the committee to defend gays in the military. this was back in the mid-1970's. and he began his work on the boycott in 1975. of course those of us who know a little bit about harvey milk know a little bit about his involvement in that boycott. as howard explains it, they came to harvey milk and howard and asked for their support for this strike and boycott and both harvey and howard endorsed it, which was really key to making the boycott successful because howard, working with harvey milk, used their influence with bartenders and bar owners in the make the boycott successful and it was really the first time where you had that very powerful pairing of the labor movement wi
, this is a guy educated at the university of southern california. he has the western sensibility, but make no mistake, his allegiance is to islamist party. people that are far more krad cal than he is, but he also has many liberals saying he's the new pharaoh. this will continue to go on and when you don't have that outlet of a parliament, a constitution to go to and vent and have all those debates, there is going to be a lot of frustration in the streets. you'll see that, i'm sure, for months to come. >> christiane amanpour said said short sentence, israel made a deal with an islamist government and now it appears that mohamed morsi may have gotten peace for another country, but losing it at home. we'll continue to follow the live pictures here this is tahrir square, reza sayah is there live in cairo, as he is reporting that a police car pulled up and was set on fire. you've got the protesters there who are just downright angry at these assertions that president morsi has made saying that his decisions, his decrees, his decisions over the past few months cannot be overturned until there i
california, you're on with author kenneth davis. >> caller: good morning, mr. davis. mr. davis, you mentioned columbus discovering the new world, but i read that the vikings were it the first on the east coast. and before them came a navigator from ireland. do you have any historical the information on these two? >> guest: short. i address both of those questions in don't know much about geography. one is much more easily incident the other because certainly the vikings were here, when i say here, in north america close of 500 years before columbus arrived. the site of the viking village that they left behind has been excavated. it is now a unesco world heritage site up in newfoundland so that evidence is quite clear and overwhelming. the part of the story that connects to columbus, however, was always the idea that, perhaps, there was some way that columbus knew about the vikings having sailed here. there was even a map that later proved to be a fraud that was said to be something columbus had. there is no evidence to suggest that columbus knew about the vikings or their route to north ameri
. >> reporter: in sacramento, california, tempers flared thursday at this kmart. >> push me and i'll stab one of you. >> reporter: and at indianapolis, mayhem at another kmart when it ran out of tvs. >> the cops were called in. it's a mad house. >> reporter: but this morning, while the discounts are deep, experts say the lines may not be nearly as long. according to ibm commerce, 68% of annual black friday shoppers are staying home. choosing to do their buying online. sales for internet purchases already soaring, nearly 18%. also adding to the reduced crowds this morning, sales that started thursday night. >> thank you. >> reporter: this woman stocked up on tvs, well before her turkey settled. >> i saved $616. >> reporter: so, if you're at home, you're probably wondering to yourself, are there any deals out there? best buy says they have items that never go on sale. like this ipod touch. you buy it you get a $25 gift card. and the beats by dre headphones, 10% off this weekend. but the good news is, you don't have to come in the store. you can get these same deals online. josh? >> and you got
cubicle in haiti begins in january of 2010. penn was in california newly divorced from his wife and uncertain what he would next. >> it was an accident in timing in many ways. i turned on the news. >> disaster in haiti. >> there were reports that more than 300,000 were dead. thousands more injured. doctors were operating without pain medications. >> it was what we all referred to as civil war medicine. here's an aspirin and now i'll cut your arm off with a hacksaw. that was happening. >> penn says he could not turn away. his own son recently recovered from a skateboarding accident that was life threatening. penn said he remembered how much morphine had helped his son. >> something just clicked. in the earthquake, amputations on children and others with no pain medication. and the joke i've always made is an actor in hollywood knows where to find narcotics. >> days later with the help of well connected friends penn was in haiti with pharmaceuticals and medical personnel creating the haitian relief organization he calls j/p hro. >> it was a full time investment for your. >> yes.
of berkeley, california. a couple weeks they get $25 million cash grant from the federal government, senator dianne feinstein by a million dollar equity in the company. they get the $25 million federal government grant. few months after that, they have a public ipo. initial investors al gore and his business partners, see their investment go from $12 million to $80 million due to the ipo. >> sean: how much money are we talking about. to a person that is watching this program, how much of their money was given to these companies because they raised money for the election campaign? >> tens of billions of dollars. >> sean: how much is wasted? >> i think the overall amount has been wasted. there is a number of bankruptcies. they literally gave $1.6 billion to a company called bright source energy which is already $1.8 billion in debt. it lies money every year and we have poured this additional money into it. that company does not have a business model that works. the problem is, because these decisions are being made for political reasons, they really don't care. >> sean: you think it would be d
and dancers and marching bands, including one from the bay area. >> from california, the saratoga marching band and color guard. stunts from every continent on the globe are wepd. >> they did a fan taft iblg job. the band and color guard was one of 11 bands nationwide chosen to participate in the parade and at the end of the parade a special appearance by santa, mrs. claus and the elves who made a trip from the north pole. many of us cooked for a family today but probably not as big as the family one 15-year-old oakland boy was hosting. a lack at his special way for life. >> reporter: michael caroway believes thanks is doled out one plate at a time. four years ago when he was just 11 years old a liver transplant saved his life. >> well, it all started when my mom actually wanted it know what i wanted to do to pay it forward and i asked her what it means, and she said to give something to someone and not expect anything in return. >> reporter: since then he and his family have paid it forward by organizing a thanksgiving faed for the needy at this west oakland park. a picture of caroway's l
on "the five," california wanted to start talking about the sexuality of-- >> who is gay, who is lesbian. >> who is gay and who is lesbian in history. nothing wrong with that, if you parents want their kids to get that education they should pay for it on their own, with schools basing bankruptcy and counties and districts, they should be taught the basics and they're not. >> it's the fault of the parents and grandparents and a huge percent of children in this country are raised by single parents and people don't have that much money and don't have the time or not interested to do it. i mean, it's got to be spread around to a the lot of different places, i think, not just the fault of the parents, dana. >> greg? >> greg. >> well, you know, tenure, tenure, there's no competition, in the world of academics, so, nobody has to, has to actually teach anything, except, you know, gender studies. and i mean, think of the courses that are offered. that teach you nothing. and gender studies, i believe, is one of them and is it, you need to learn something you hues in life. >> i always thought that
. >> michael lerue from fresno, california found out he and his wife were expecting this is adorable. they caught the whole nine months on tape. let's watch. >> oh. oh, my god! >> it's like the last miracle birth still. little oliver wolfe lerue was bo born november 1st. >>> we have another story about a man who was very upset after his wife had a baby and he looked at the child and realized that the child wasn't cute. >> this is unbelievable. this man is chinese. suing his wife because the baby is ugly. offended by his newborn looks. >> all right. >> so he had a baby girl. the problem is not only did he think the baby was awful looking he claimed the baby didn't look like either the mom or dad. >> here's what happened. they did a dna test. they did prove it was the child. here's the rub. the mother had $100,000 worth of plastic surgery before meeting the father. so he had no idea what was going on. and he sued her. and he won! >> this is what makes you -- the judge agreed and ordered the wife to pay him $120,000! >> you know what? first of all, did he not look at pictures of his wif
clear all the way up, maybe south on i-5 towards southern california no problems over the grapevine. live look at the bay bridge toll, obviously holiday black friday light wanted to take a look at some of your drive times 680 towards walnut creek perhaps heading to broadway plaza, 580 livermore where katie marzullo is at the paragon outlets, no problems getting off the freeway at el charro towards the mall. 101 through san rafael, golden gate bridge past the village in cortamadera traffic moving nicely no problems on the golden gate bridge. >>> 6:10. getting our first look at dui an -- at the dui's ares officers arrested 50 in the bay area alone compared to 39 last year statewide 250 two -- 250 two. >>> in texas two dead up to 100 hurt in massive pile-up on a highway 150 vehicles were involved in a series of chain reaction crashes on i-10 near boymont. the accident left 18 wheelers piled on top of cars. officials say it is likely many were driving too fast in dense fog as many as 12 in critical or serious condition the crash shutdown the freeway for hours, leaving other thanksgiving
. >>> plans for nothing but a party for people going from southern california to las vegas. company from nevada is a step closer to puts a party train on the tracks. they have an agreement with the union pacific railroad. the trains we are told would feature a lounge, tv, and private car for bachelor parties. a ticket would be $99 each way and include food and drinks. this train could be up and running by sometime next year. >>> time now 6:18. let's head out to tara. tara wants to talk about that train. fully do. i'm wishing they had that train when we went to school. >> no tara, no. >> we've got clear freeways but congested parking lots. we are at the pargon outlet where they have the traffic cones out. they're trying to keep jams to a minimum. definitely didn't look like this last night it was packed. i'm sure it will get a lot busier as the day wears on. people trying to snatch up the black friday deals. here's a look at your bay bridge as folks head into san francisco. no delays to report. and finally at the golden gate bridge you can see a little bit foggy out there. but not too bad
in the 20s. yosemite, 64 today and tomorrow, 61 sunday. southern california where going to be warmest, 80s today and tomorrow in l.a., 74 back to average sunday, mid 70s today in san diego, tomorrow upper 60s by sunday. >>> nice quiet drive southbound 101 out of marin, southern marin up and over the waldo grade, sausalito through the tunnel to the golden gate bridge, three lanes southbound, two lanes northbound. it is light traffic there. into the city on bay bridge nice drive, know problems on upper deck, no metering lights, one incident in redwood city on surface streets whipple as you come off 101 with an accident blocking intersection. >>> 5:54. part of is flash flood's ocean beach is still closed -- part of san francisco's ocean beach is still closed following wednesday's sewage spill. pedestrians can still walk along the promenade or go near the water's edge the spill was likely caused by heavy rains and high tide which causes sewage to overflow into the streets the water is again, not the smell. no word on when the area will be declared safe for visitors. >>> cash is king, not for l
they only have 55% of thessets they need for current and future retirees. look at the northern california joint pension, 20,000 workers funded at 65%. they nly have 60% of what they need. to fix this pension problem, new workers. they're trying to organize wal-mart. they want these wal-mart workers to pay contributions to the pension fund and they won't be getting it out for many years that which point -- gerri: this points out what a prize walmart is. 1.3 million workers, and it would be, a bailout for the unions. they are not concerned about wal-mart workers here. it is about their own obligations. >> you don't think they're telling these wal-mart workers if they join the union if walmart becomes unionize these workers would buy into these pensions. they're not telling them that all. there saying join a save you will be better off but these workers would be beer off with i r as and 401(k) plans and pension they will get back rather than putting money into a failed pension. none of your listeners would put money into a pension of 55%. gerri: jeff flock was on the ground looking at who wa
of the desk. getting there is half of a fun. if you're going setting california to los angeles, to las vegas, that could be true. a party train to since city is one step closer, freight. not sure of the dancing girls, the x train will feature big screen tps, recliners, all front lounges, ceo of las vegas rally of some expressed the service on new year's eve 2013. tracy: parking related insurance claims, compared to the two week 04 and added a big shopping day, we are getting rear ended for 12%. the number one thing to watch next week is three pec
pick? >> guest: i would put it in mountain view, california, within walking distance -- but, no, seriously, it's interesting. this shows the emphasis we put. physical experience is incredibly, incredibly important. people in silicon valley say you're at scale already. 7 million, growing, doubling every year, reach a billion student, and why are you thinking about the physical or thinking about physical schools? i would say, well, that's because that's the core. i also think you need -- you say, well, why focus on one school that reaches a few hundred kids when you can reach a hundred million in one day? if you show examples of this, and there are schools that have already moved in that direction. los altos, summit prep, they broke down walls, multiple teachers teaching classes in epic environments. if you show examples of this, then i think that's what moves dpsh that's what moves the dial forward. >> host: how much would be the tuition? >> guest: you know -- >> host: avenues, and a school in new york is $40,000 a child. it was still without this bulk and vision behind it. >> gu
bargainings. jane wells is joining me from outside a best buy in southern california. jane with an early good morning to you there, what kind of crowds are you seeing at best buy? >> reporter: right now, alex, you can see, it's pretty light. the line right now maybe only about 20 people. i'm going to come over here. what's your name. >> liz. >> what did you buy? >> i bought a laptop and wep cam. >> where were you earlier today? is this your first stop? >> i'm coming from work. i work at the pavilion mall. >> how long did it take you to get through the whole store? >> through this store? >> yes. >> about an hour. >> very good. thanks. enjoy yourself. it was a very different story earlier. when you talk about people walking out of walmart, employees, customers were walking out of best buy early this morning when they got here at midnight. they found that the wait in line itself after you got everything you wanted was taking in some cases over two hours. and we also spoke to the very first guy in line, alex. his name is jason mclellan. he was here since sunday night at 10:00 p.m. 98 hours until
california. they came prepared with tents as they waited for stores to open. >>> so the malls may be packed but not everyone is in favor of stores opening up earlier and earlier. hundreds of walmart workers plan to protest outside their stores today angry over low wages, benefits, and alleged retaliation against workers who try to organize. and the situation was made worse by walmart opening up on thanksgiving day. monday walmart tweeted, don't believe everything you read in the union press releases. we don't think their black friday activity will have an impact on customers. let's bring in william fletcher, a walmart employee. with a welcome to you, why are you protesting? >> i'm protesting because of the retaliation at our stores. many associates when we try to speak out are either fired or pulled into an office having to speak to multiple manages for at times hours on end. they are scare tactics. they try to put fear into people. and i'm protesting who hopefully make that stop. >> here is what one exec it tetch said on the "today" show. let's play that. >> we are really confident about a
beyond the louisiana purchase all the way to the border of california. now after this rather less than lengthy preface. why lincoln rejected all meaningful comprise which meant the territories. but there must be one thing more. i'm going talk about three different men tonight. one of you, one of them all of you know know his name abraham lincoln what he was and what he did. the other two not so well known. probably a number of you are familiar with henry clay. the great kentucky statesman. probably few know of william henry in 1860 was a senator from new york state and prior to lincoln's nomination for the presidency, was by far the most notable and well known republican in the country. finally, here i am. ready to start. >>> you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. from the jefferson library in char latesville -- relationship to slavery. he reports that -- ownership and labor of the slaifts but america's third president called silent professionals. and jeffrey jefferson's papers in the research. it's just over an hour. >>> our guest speaker this afternoon is henry w
with picket lines forming outside walmart stores from california to maryland. a group called our walmart organized the walk-off in 100 cities. >> we're asking for living wages, we're asking for decent scheduling. they're not things that are hard. i mean, we want health care. they're the most richest retailer in the world. >> sreenivasan: walmart executives said these protestors do not represent the 1.3 million employees who work at the company. >> sreenivasan: the stock market also got a boost from black friday, rising sharply on early reports of strong retail sales. on a shortened day of trading, the dow jones industrial average gained more than 172 points to close at 13,009. the nasdaq rose 40 points to close above 2,966. for the week, the dow gained 3.4%; the nasdaq rose nearly 4%. a european union summit in brussels broke up today without any agreement on a long-term budget. the 27-nation bloc was trying to reach consensus on a more than trillion-dollar long-term spending plan. it primarily funds farming and programs to spur growth in less- developed nations. some members backed a bu
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